adjective. depicting or corresponding to a form of cellular signaling wherein a chemical messenger is dispersed from a cell and diffuses to a close by marked cell, on which it places its impact, by way of the intervening extracellular space.

PARACRINE: "Paracrine and autocrine cellular signaling are not interchangeable and should not be treated as such."
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